Saturday, November 28, 2015

KRP SportsCar Endurance

KRP Daytona Endurance Race
Saturday January 30th, 2016
Kozo Raceway Park

Practice on January 17th, 2015
Track Opens : 12:00 noon

Race on January 30th, 2015
Track Opens : 5:00 PM
Qualifying : 6:30 PM
Race : 7:30 PM

Race Format
This will be an endurance length race with at least 5 minute heats. Total track time per driver will tentatively amount to over 1 hour. There will be equal time of racing in “daytime” and “nighttime.” Nighttime racing will consist of house lights turned off, and track spotlights being used at the corners. The format may change depending due to number of participants.
Each driver will race both classes for an equal amount of time, day and night. They may choose what heats to use each class. (Ex. 3 day and 3 night heast per car, for a total of 12 total heats.)

General Rules
Unless otherwise specified the following general rules apply to all classes. All racers are responsible for compliance.
  • Any tuning methods not specifically mentioned are not allowed
  • All classes are raced non-magnetic
  • Any brand guide flag, braid and lead wire
  • Bushings may be secured
  • Any brand silicone tire, designed for specific wheel, may be used
  • Body screws may be loosened to allow for float
  • Loose screws must have tape applied over the hole to prevent it dislodging onto the track
  • Chassis must maintain .040” minimum distance from track.
  • Wheels must appear appropriate for car, including detail or inserts
  • Motor RPM listed is at 12v

Car Classes

GT (Touring - Daytona)
  • Any Carrera, Fly (not racing), Ninco, Scalextric, or SCX GT-2 or GT-3 car that raced within the last 5 years
    • Ex. Aston Martin V12 Vantage, Audi R8, BMW M3, BMW Z4, Chevrolet Camaro GT-R, Chevrolet Corvette C6.R, Chevrolet Corvette C7.R, Dodge Viper SRT, Ferrari 458, Ferrari F430, Mazda RX-8, Porsche 991, Porsche 997
  • Stock or aftermarket motor up to 18,000 RPM may be used
  • Stock or aftermarket wheels similar to stock size may be used
  • Stock or aftermarket bushings and gears may be used
  • Front tires may not be coated
  • Must have working lights for night racing.

P (LeMans - Daytona P)
  • Any Brand Daytona Prototype
  • Any Brand LMP2 (Open Cockpit), may use aftermarket chassis
  • Any motor up to 21,500 RPM ( Orange endbell, Yellow Flat 6, Piranha, etc.)
  • Any gearing, wheels, guide, braid, lead wire.
  • Any aftermarket tires front or rear.
  • Tires may be glued and trued. Front tires may not be coated.
  • Must have working lights for night racing.

Sample of eligible GT cars
Aston Martin V12 VantageAudi R8 LMS
BMW Z4Chevrolet Corvette C7.R
Chevrolet Corvette C6.RFerrari 458 Italia
Porsche 997

Aston Martin Vantage GT3 Audi R8 LMS
BMW Z4 Chevrolet Corvette C6.R
Chevrolet Camaro GT-R Dodge Viper SRT
Ferrari F430

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Recap from 10/29/15

The big cars made an appearance at KRP this past week with the 1/24 H&R class. On the card for the evening was the Trans-Am and IMSA GTO classes. The night started with the Trans-Am race and concluded with the IMSA GTO cars.

For the Trans-Am race only 5 laps separated the entire field of eight drivers, with multiple same lap finishes. Scott and Dean completed 56 circuits to finish 1st and 2nd, respectively. Bill rounded out the top 3 with 54 laps, while Joe edged out John for 4th with 52 laps each. Mike T, Clem and Dave all finished on the same lap total of 51. The race record, 57 laps, was set by Scott on 05/01/2014 and the lap time record, 8.266 seconds, was set by Scott on 06/25/2015. Fast lap of this race belongs to Scott coming in at 8.391 seconds.

In the IMSA GTO class Dean took top honors with 60 laps, while Scott completed 59. Bill finished 3rd for the second time tonight at 58 laps. John very quietly finished 4th with 54 laps. Clem had the distance over Joe completing 53 laps and Mike T's "Brutus" finished 50 circuits.

Racing classes for  11/5/15 are as follows:

Scalextric Dallara INDY (stock)

As always complete rules can be found on the top right of the banner in red.

Hope to see you at the track this week!